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DePuy Orthopaedics Accused of Deceiving Hip Replacement Patients
Date:10/11/2010

CLEVELAND, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The preeminent law office of Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy has filed a class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson's artificial joint replacement company DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., on behalf of clients who suffered damages resulting from the company's now-recalled hip replacement device.  (Case No. 1:10CV02222, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division)

"Revision" Surgeries RequiredDePuy recently recalled two hip replacement products -- the ASR Hip Resurfacing System and the ASR XL Acetabular System -- after data showed that within five years, one in eight patients needed "revision surgeries," which are required when an artificial joint doesn't properly fit or breaks down prematurely. About 93,000 people around the world have received one of these potentially faulty hip implants.

The legal professionals at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy expect the class action lawsuit to include hundreds, if not thousands, of victims. Headed by attorney David M. Paris, the lawsuit is seeking to assist those who have received a DePuy ASR hip implant and experienced pain, had problems walking, or needed a revision surgery to fix a faulty hip implant.

"We're working to get the victims of faulty DePuy hip implants the help they need," said Paris, partner at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy. "The rights, remedies, and needs of each victim are unique and require special attention. As a result, we're conducting a full-scale investigation and have assembled a team of physicians, nurses, and other experts who will be working on behalf of the victims of this disastrous medical device."

Hip Replacement Patients Deceived about CostsThe claim states that DePuy required patients to release their confidential medical records to even be considered for reimbursement of medical costs. As a result, some patients may have been misled into believing DePuy had actually agr
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